ERIC Number: EJ635631
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Curiosity, Wonder and Education Seen as Perspective Development.
Opdal, Paul Martin
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v20 n4 p331-344 Jul 2001
Distinguishes between curiosity, which is seen as a motive to do exploration within definite and generally accepted frames, and wonder, where doubt about the frames themselves is the underlying factor. Argues that educational institutions need to build on both notions, and that wonder often finds expression in philosophical pursuits. (Contains 16 references.) (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue on the status of philosophy of education in the Nordic nations and Spain.